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Steve Milner - New Park Springs

4th December 2019

Winner announced for Land Trust’s 2019 photography competition

After receiving over 200 entries the winner of the Land Trust’s annual photography competition has been chosen. A stunning photograph taken at New Park Springs, Grimethorpe, by Steve Milner was voted as the winner by Facebook users.

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2nd December 2019

60 trees planted at Fryston by Ward Hadaway volunteers

The wind, rain and mud wasn’t enough to stop a dozen hardy volunteers from law firm Ward Hadaway giving up their time and contributing to improving the local environment in Castleford.

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22nd November 2019

Finalists announced for Land Trust in Colour photography competition – but who will be the winner?

Over 200 entries were submitted to this year’s photography competition and after a tough voting process the Land Trust staff have managed to shortlist the entries to the final 12; all of which will feature in the Trust’s 2020 calendar.

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Green Angels Chester

20th November 2019

Boost for Green Angels training after £10k of funding from the National Lottery

The popular Countess of Chester Country Park has been given a huge boost after being awarded £10,000 in National Lottery funding to support the Land Trust’s Green Angels programme on the park. The Trust, who owns and manages the park, will use the cash to run free environmental training courses and run community events in partnership with the park’s Friends group.

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Fort Burgoyne

13th November 2019

Five years at Fort Burgoyne

Nestled beside Dover Castle, the White Cliffs of Dover and overlooking Britain’s busiest ferry port, scheduled ancient monument Fort Burgoyne was acquired by the Land Trust in 2014, with the vision of making the site a key part of the community.

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For some children it's probably their first encounter with wildlife, so for them it's a really good educational place.

Emily, Site Ranger, Bentley Community Woodland

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